Judgment is the gateway skill of the Power Zone. This
choice will help get you out of the Fear Zone, where you most
likely ended up after making some sort of negative
judgment. Suspending Judgment opens up other possibilities
and saves you a huge amount of upset and stress. . . . No matter
how dire a situation appears, if you resist the urge to attach
too quickly to a position, you allow for the possibility that it
might not be so bad and that perhaps even good things may
you have to find a new day-care provider and feel upset about
this change for your child, only to find that you're both
thrilled with the new situation. Or maybe you've faced an
involuntary reorganization or job transfer that turned out
better than you could have imagined. A friend of mine in
California was once laid off from a software company and doubled
her income two years later in a position she probably never
would have looked for if her first job had continued.
more you Suspend Judgment, the more peaceful your life will
become. You'll feel much more philosophical and less
emotionally addicted to life's normal ups and downs. This
is not to be confused with losing your edge. In fact,
you'll be working the exponentially powerful Energy Edge,
because you'll be able to think more clearly, with less
By Suspending Judgment you move to a
higher frequency, where every action has more power, and you
will directly benefit from the Energy Edge.
unclouded by fear and upset and will move toward gaining new
wisdom. You'll enjoy life more when you Suspend Judgment
because you won't be limited by all your opinions. You'll
also waste less energy becoming upset. Often people become
very angry and direct a lot of energy toward judging when the real
story turns out to be completely different from what they imagine
Judgment is perhaps the most important high-energy choice because
it opens the door to possibilities you can't imagine.
Suspending Judgment stops a downward spiral before it begins and
allows you to make more powerful, and less obvious, choices.
You'll tap into the Field and experience frequent creative
breakthroughs, better one-on-one relationships, and less
negativity in your life. Your broader perspective will give
you better balance. Both on and off the job, your actions
will be congruent with your intentions. As a result, you
will feel more energy at the end of the day and be far less likely
to burn out.
Suspend Judgment, you allow for many options you haven't even
considered. Let go of all your ideas about life as usual and
open yourself to a new perspective, at home and at work.
Detaching but still participating, you'll know when to put your
mind in neutral instead of pressing the gas and throwing it into
Way of Doing
usual for most of us includes opinions about those we encounter
and interpretations of events that stay fixed in our minds.
When you make a judgment, you unconsciously set into motion a
certain chain of events. You tap into the Field without even
realizing it, sending your energy into directions you may not
actually want them to go in. A conclusion means an end
point. No more processing. No more possibility.
Once you make a judgment, you become attached to a certain
approach, limiting the possible results. Things aren't
always what they seem, and when you lock into one point of view,
you close the door to other opportunities.
jump to conclusions, charging full speed ahead and inventing more
rules and regulations, all based on control, then you're making
have power. Too often, people make the wrong choices
and end up feeling victimized, unaware that deep within
lies the power to control their own destiny. Brenda
Anderson defines ten "energetic choices," or
approaches to life, ranging from "black hole"
and "head tripping" to "suspending
judgment" and "lightening up." She
shows readers how to make positive changes in their own
life approach, changes that allow them to tap into the
transformative power of The Field, the universal force
that connects everything and everyone.